Adobe’s acquisition of Neolane Rp 5.8 Trillion

Adobe Systems announced the company’s acquisition of Neolane marketing company. The transaction value of U.S. $ 600 million (about USD 5.8 trillion). The marketing company itself only has annual revenues of approximately U.S. $ 60 million (approximately USD 580 billion).
“It would make a better leader on Adobe’s digital marketing services and strengthen the Adobe Marketing Cloud,” said Brad Rencher, Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing.
Established in 2001, Neolane is headquartered in Paris, France, and serves a number of large clients such as Accor Hotels, Alcatel-Lucent, IKEA, Samsung, Sony, and Dior.
Neolane is the sixth product from Adobe Marketing Cloud service, which includes Analytics, Target, Social, Experience Manager, and Media Optimizer.
Neolane This acquisition will improve the management of electronic mail services and a large amount of real-time recommendations.

Profit Up 273.2 percent Eterindo

Eterindo Wahanatama Tbk PT (ETWA) posted a first-half net profit rose 273.2 per cent to Rp33, 2 billion compared with the same period last year ie Rp 8, 9 billion.

The growth is in line with the company’s revenue increased 51.2 percent to Rp605, 4 billion. The increase is also supported by the large volume of sales. Sales volume stood at 39,000 metric tons, up by 34.5 percent from 29,000 metric tons in the last year with the average selling price of Rp9, 3 million metric tons in the first half of 2013.

President Director Immanuel Sutarto, stated operational performance during the first half of this biodiesel has increased significantly compared to the same period the previous year.

“We hope that the Government will soon implement a policy mix of 10 percent biodiesel (B10) in 2013 as a way of improving national energy security,” he said in a written statement published on Thursday (08/01/2013).

Gross profit increased 58.8 percent from Rp54, 6 billion to Rp86, 7 billion. Gross margin to 14.3 percent from 13.6 percent the same period last year.

Operating profit jumped by 57.1 percent from Rp34, 2 billion to Rp53, 8 billion. Similarly, EBITDA increased 82.9 percent to Rp66, 3 billion compared with the same period last year ie Rp36, 2 billion.

Equity increased from 0.8 times to 1.2 times as a result of an increase in bank debt amounted to 64.8 percent from Rp350, 7 billion to Rp577, 9 billion
to finance the growth of its business.

Astra International Records Profit Rp 8, 8 Trillion

PT Astra International Tbk (ASII) posted a net profit of Rp 8, 8 trillion in the first semester of 2013, down nine percent compared to the same period in 2012 Rp9, 7 trillion.
“The performance of the company and its subsidiaries in the first semester of 2013 mennjukan a slight decrease from the first half of 2012,” said President Director ASII, Prijono Sugiarto in a press release here on Tuesday.
He added that Astra’s net income during the first six months of 2013 also decreased by two per cent to Rp94, 3 trillion, compared to the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp95, 9 trillion,

“Although the outlook remains positive domestic demand, increased competition in the automobile market, rising labor costs and declining commodity prices expected to affect the performance of the business in the second half of this year,” he said.
He argues Astra Group activities remain focused on six core business lines, namely the automotive division, financial services, heavy equipment and mining, agribusiness, infrastructure and logistics, and information technology.
Mentioned, several divisions which decreased net income in the first semester of 2013 the automotive division fell by 10 percent to Rp 4, 4 trillion. Net income and mining equipment division fell 24 percent to R1, 4 billion.
Then, the net profit agribusiness division decreased by 25 percent to Rp571 billion. And the net profit and logistics infrastructure division fell by 29 percent to Rp223 billion.
Meanwhile, the division has increased, the financial services division’s net profit rose 19 per cent to Rp2, 1 billion. And, net income and information technology division of Rp55 billion, up two percent compared to the first half of 2012.

Kobexindo Spread Rp 11.4 Billion Dividend to Shareholders

Kobexindo Tractors Tbk PT (KOBX) plans to distribute dividends of U.S. $ 1.2 million or equivalent to Rp 11.4 billion. This dividend equal 23% of the company’s net profit in 2012.

Each shareholder will receive dividends KOBX Rp 5 per share. The Company will put about 77% or U.S. $ 3.99 million of net income as retained earnings and general reserves.

The funding will be used to strengthen the Company’s capital structure, especially in business development and financing of the Company’s operations and its subsidiary entities.

“The decision has considered the need for capital to fund the Company’s business and operational expansion.” Explained Director of Public Relations Kobexindo Soputro in a written statement on Wednesday (06/12/2013).

Throughout 2012, the Company posted revenue of U.S. $ 131 million. Revenue was driven by sales of heavy equipment, parts, and revenues from repair services.

Heavy equipment sales segment revenue in 2012 was U.S. $ 114 million dollars. This segment is the largest revenue contribution by donating 87% of the Company’s total revenues in 2012.

The second contributor to revenues derived from spare parts and service segment of U.

Net Income Exceeds MNC Rp1 Trillion

PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk (MNCN) posted a rise in net income for the period by 21.1 per cent to Rp1, 01 trillion, compared to the previous period in 2012 amounted to Rp834 billion. The increase in profit was also followed by an increase in revenue to Rp 3, 13 trillion compared to previous periods amounting to Rp3, 04 trillion.

As for the company’s direct expenses decreased to Rp1, 31 trillion, compared with the previous Rp1, 45 trillion. While the company’s gross profit increased to Rp1, 81 trillion compared to the previous period in 2012 amounted to Rp1, 59 trillion. Comprehensive income also rose to Rp969 billion compared to the previous amount of Rp849 billion.

Cash and cash equivalents per the company’s June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp381 billion from Rp809 billion for the previous. The company’s total current assets as at 30 June Rp 7, 88 trillion compared to December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 6, 76 trillion. The amount of non-current assets by June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp2, 37 trillion from Rp2, 19 trillion.

The company’s total current liabilities per June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp2, 36 trillion compared to December 31, 2012 amounted to Rp1, 25 trillion. Long-term liabilities the company June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp291 billion compared to December 31, 2012 amounted to Rp413 billion.

While the total equity of the company June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp 7, 60 trillion, compared with the previous December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 7, 29 trillion.

Lucky Cement Indonesia Rp 2.58 T in 6 Months, Up 23%

State-owned cement holding Indonesia Tbk, PT Semen successfully obtained a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose 22.9% over the same period last year.

Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said net profit was supported by the 31.9% increase in revenue to Rp 11.4 trillion. From the same period last year to Rp 8.6 trillion.

The income supported a total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tonnes, which consists of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tons (an increase of 18 %) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).

While the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes.

“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, especially in the field of marketing and distribution in Indonesia Cement Group, so we were able domestic market share increased to 43.6% from last year’s 40 , 9%. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “Dwi said in a press release on Monday (07/29/2013).

Most of the company’s revenue comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53% of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 26.42% compared to sales in the same period last year of Rp 8 , 63 trillion.

Of the domestic market, the composition of the Indonesian Cement revenues derived from customers in Java and outside Java almost equal. Markets in Java contributed revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43% of total domestic sales), while consumers outside of Java contribute to revenue of Rp 5.19 trillion or 47.57% of total domestic sales.

In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement continues to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia.

From January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This number jumped nearly 170% compared to overseas sales in the same period last year of Rp 30.34 billion.

Bakrie and Brothers Profit Drops So Rp 8.3 Billion

Net income of PT Bakrie and Brothers Tbk (Bakrie) fell dramatically during the first half of 2013 to only Rp 8.36 billion. In fact, in the same period of the previous year the company was pocketing a profit of Rp 214.35 billion.

President Director of Bakrie and Brothers Bobby Gafur Umar stated, profit drop due to the divestment of a subsidiary Bakrie Petroleum International Pte in 2012. It, which makes the company’s revenues come eroded.

During the period January-June 2013 pesebesar company posted revenue of Rp 1.95 trillion, down from the acquisition of the first half of 2012 which reached Rp 11.39 trillion. “This is due to the deconsolidation of a subsidiary of Bakrie Petroleum us,” he said in a written statement on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

The largest revenue contribution came from the company’s subsidiary in the manufacturing sector. Bakrie Building Industries opens Rp 380.73 billion in revenue, up 23 percent compared to the same period last year. Net income also rose 73 percent, or Rp 45.82 billion.

Bakrie Pipe Industries, which manufactures pipes also recorded a positive performance during the first semester of 2013. “Bakrie Pipe Revenue rose to Rp 751.92 billion from Rp 700.55 billion.’s Net profit also rose 102 percent from Rp 32.75 billion to Rp 66.22 billion,” said Bobby.

Boobby continued throughout the first six months of this year the management company managed to cut interest expenses and finance up to 78 percent or Rp 603 billion from Rp 775.79 billion in the first half of 2012 menjajdi Rp 172.78 billion in the first semester of 2013. “We will continue to depress spending and increase business efficiency,” he said

Kalbe Farma Record Net Income Rp924 Billion

PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) recorded a net profit of Rp924, 150 billion during the first half of 2013. The net income growth from the previous year amounting to Rp807, 832 billion.

Quoted from financial reports, on Wednesday (07/31/2013), basic earnings per share of pharmaceutical and healthcare products company that was increased to Rp20 per share from the previous year Rp17 per share.

The increase was driven by sales of products that make the company’s revenue of Rp 7, 421 billion in the period January to June 2013. The revenue growth over the previous year of Rp 6, 243 trillion.

The Company also recorded a gross profit in the January-June 2013 amounted to Rp3, 622 trillion, up from the previous year amounting to Rp3, 063 trillion.

Income before income tax expense was also recorded at Rp1, 22 trillion increase over the previous year amounting to Rp1, 08 trillion.

BSD Spread Rp 262 Billion Dividend to Shareholders

General meeting of shareholders (AGM) Tbk PT Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) decided giving a total dividend of 20% of net income in 2012. Shareholders will receive a dividend of Rp 262 billion, or USD 15 per share.

“The ratio of dividends based on the performance achievements of 2012 and the company’s business plan in 2013. Especially concerning the supply of funds is based on the supply of funds for investment purposes, infrastructure development, expansion up operations. Dividends are also a form of appreciation to all our shareholders,” said Director and Corporate Secretary BSD Hermawan Wijaya in the event AGM / EGM BSD at the Ritz Carlton, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta, Thursday (05/30/2013).

In 2012, the company posted a 52.96% rise in net profit to Rp 1.28 trillion, compared to the same period in 2011 to Rp 870.78 billion. It was due to strong revenue growth in all projects, including residential, commercial, land, and industrial.

“This year we are targeting revenue growth of 20% supported by the launch of 10 residential and commercial projects. Company has also set up capex (capital expenditure / capital expenditure) Rp 3 trillion during the year 2013,” he added.

In addition, it was agreed at the AGM, the company will invest 80% of its net profit as retained earnings and general reserves. Proceeds will be used to strengthen the capital structure of the company, especially in business development and operational finance company and its subsidiaries.

At the EGM also approved management’s plan to conduct additional capital without pre-emptive rights (non-ER) to a maximum of 20% of the company’s capital.

“BSD now have the option to use additional capital when needed no later than 2 years after the approval,” he explained.

National E-Retailer Home Security Store Expands to a New Building in Southern California

Home Security Store, Inc.

has seen strong and steady growth over the past several years. So much so, that the company has purchased an even bigger warehouse and office space building in Southern California.
“We need more room to grow. We were running out of room in our old warehouse,” said Home Security Store Vice-President Ralph Winn, who has more than 37 years of experience in the security industry.
Home Security Store is the premiere online e-commerce website specializing in affordable Do-It-Yourself wireless and hardwired home alarms, security camera systems, fire protection products, spy equipment, survival gear, home automation devices and more. In addition, the company’s website offers useful video tutorials, tips, security news and educational articles teaching homeowners how to optimize home security in order to help prevent property loss and damage.
Through its website, Home Security Store informs visitors how a DIY security installation can save money. Home Security Store sells name brand equipment directly to the public with same-day shipping option and technical support.
Winn says this is the second time in the past several years that the company has had to move in order to accommodate the business’ growth.
Home Security Store’s new home is a 33,000-square-foot building located on the Riverside and Corona city line. Acquiring such a central location will allow the company to also engage with local installers in Riverside, Corona, and the surrounding Orange County area.
“Great customer service and free top-notch tech support has been at the core of Home Security Store’s plan for success since it opened its doors and this will continue as the company grows,” adds Winn.
“Today, in the home security field, there are so many competitors to choose from, which is a major hurdle in trying to get the attention of potential customers. Nevertheless, Home Security Store has optimized its online business since the mid-1990s, and still does today, by bringing customers the best of service with seasoned technical professionals and a product line which features the latest technology to help make your property safe and life easy,” Winn said.
With that in mind, Winn adds that the company has long had the trust of DIY home and business owners nationwide and is expanding to a new market of local installers, as well.
“The new location has landed us in an ideal and centralized area in Southern California. The new building will allow us the means to truly serve the wholesale market. This means we will provide the contractor a comfortable place to not only purchase from, but a friendly environment to come and learn about the newest trends and get hands-on training,” said Home Security Store’s Wholesale Account Manager Andre Perkic.
About Home Security Store, Inc.
Home Security Store is the premiere online e-commerce website specializing in affordable DIY wireless and hardwired home alarms, security camera systems, fire protection devices, spy equipment, survival gear, home automation technology and more. The company brings together highly trained, professional technicians and a state-of-the-art product line to provide the most comprehensive security source found online.